[ZURICH COUNTDOWN] The races for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups are utterly complex with political forces conspiring to make the outcomes of both ... Read the whole story
[MLS] The annual Soccer America position-by-position postseason rankings include evaluation of playoff performances as well as those of the regular season. We start our ... Read the whole story
"It was nice going back to Barcelona with Chelsea and Inter but going back with Real will be even sweeter. I beat Barcelona with Chelsea and Inter Milan and now I am in charge of their biggest rival
in Real Madrid so all this combined means I will get a hostile reception."
-- Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho before Monday's La Liga clasico (3 pm ET on GolTV, ESPN Deportes & ESPN3.com). Real Madrid has not beaten Barcelona at Camp Nou since December 2007. Last season Inter Milan under Mourinho eliminated Barcelona from the Champions League, a feat that no doubt contributed to Real's hiring of the Portuguese coach. (AFP)
[MLS] A year ago, Ben Olsen retired as a player to assume duties as an assistant coach for D.C. United, the only club he'd ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey scored in the second half to give Fulham a 1-1 tie at home against Birmingham -- the Cottagers' fifth game ... Read the whole story
[DRAW] The USA is one of four seeds along with host Germany, Japan and Brazil for Monday's 2011 Women's World Cup draw at the ... Read the whole story